Herndon, Va. Victoria’s Secret and Bed Bath & Beyond were rated as among the Top 10 most competitive companies in the United States, according to a ranking by Columbus, Ga.-based W Ratings, an independent competitive research firm. Victoria’s Secret was ranked sixth followed by Bed, Bath & Beyond at eighth.
The study compared companies and business segments based on a company’s ability to achieve higher economic profit than rivals and sustain competitive advantage.
Google came in at the top and Anheuser-Busch came in second. Other retailers on the list include Ross Stores at 15, CVS at 23, and Gymboree at 24.